The Wilson era : years of peace, 1910-1917 / by Josephus Daniels ...


Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1944.

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Subjects Etats-Unis. Biographies. Wilson.
Etats-Unis. Marine de guerre.
Etats-Unis. Mémoires politiques.
Politics and government
United States -- Politics and government -- 1913-1921.
United States.
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
Description xvi, 615 pages : front, illustrations, portraits (part double) folded facsimiles ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1944.
Contents part 1. "Let the people in" When I first met Wilson ; From campus to Hustings ; The ingrate charge did not stick ; Not knocked into a cocked hat ; Tar heels for a scholar in politics ; Bryan stampedes the convention for Wilson ; The campaign that put Wilson in the White House ; Wilson gets ready to break precedents ; "Let the people in" -- The inauguration ; Wilson sweats blood in his choice of a cabinet ; Country editor in a conning tower ; Love at first site -- F .D.R. and J.D. ; Cabinet members get acquainted ; "Deserving Democrats" disturbed. -- pt. 2. Foreign affairs. End of dollar diplomacy ; Dangerously near war with Japan ; McKinley laid it on God ; Mexico -- "watchful waiting" ; Panama Canal -- Tolls and "regrets" -- pt. 3. "The new freedom" No lobby taint in tariff law ; Setting business of the country free. -- pt. 4. "A Navy second to none" Navy Department streamlines ; "Join the Navy and see the world" ; A school on every ship ; Educating Naval officers ; Democracy in the Navy ; Promotion by merit and sea service ; Aviation and my first air flight ; The Navy secretary makes time ; Learning by inspection from coast to coast ; Marines have the situation in hand ; Building "the most adequate Navy in the world" ; Congress always cooperative ; Bitter medicine for the Navy League ; Profiteers waving the flag ; Armor-plate monopoly broker ; Labor gets Magna Carta ; Eighty-year fight to preserve the Navy oil reserves ; Misfit ships sold to Greece ; Intoxication banned in the Navy ; A partner of Cupid ; First steps taken for peace ; The Merchant Marine.
pt. 5. Resignations and elections. "The West is the heart of the country" -- Election of 1914 ; Bryan's resignation ; Lansing succeeds Bryan ; Garrison resigns and is succeeded by Baker ; Wilson's second marriage does not defeat him ; The woman-suffragists bombard Wilson ; Wilson wins in 1916 by the skin of his teeth. -- part 6. Portraits. Ellen Axson Wilson and the White House ; Edison joins the Navy ; Friendship with Admiral Dewey ; Admiral Grayson -- Physician and friend ; Wilson and two Virginians ; Ambassador Bryce and ex-secretary Chandler ; Run-ins with Senator Lodge ; McReynolds, Brandeis, and Clark ; Marshall and the vice-presidency. -- part 7. Preparation and neutrality. Fighting for peace through neutrality ; The Council of National Defense ; Preparing for war.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)750810
(OCoLC)ocm00750810
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948.
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